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and not just right now. and that really has a lot of meaning to us. and we have great sympathy for the fact that this is an enormously complicated process that they're, that they are going through. what we have asked of the fcc commissioners is more traction parent si -- transparency, more engagement. it might be conventional wisdom that if broadcasters want to stop this -- actually, i think it's in our interests to accelerate this to the degree possible while still getting it right. because this has enormous consequence to the nation that there is a dedicated and healthy broadcast band dedicated to broadcasting if we're serious about preserving video on a large scale that is free and that is local. these things are hugely important to people. in the information age, people still care about gathering around their big screens and watching sporting events or getting emergency information or staying up with the news. it comes there broadcasting in a very significant way. so we, we gave up a lott of spectrum -- a lot of spectrum when we went from analog to digital. we're being asked for more. b
know, we rely basically on physician groups to tell us how many hours it takes to give various services. but there was a washington post or new york times article, i forgot which -- i think it was a washington post -- that showed that for certain specialties the doctor would have had to work over 24 hours a day to equal the number of hours that they had, were charged with. so we've got to get a better handle. and the people who are being disadvantaged under the current system are primary care. and that's what we have to fix. and you're exactly right. if we're going to get the right mix, the right work force mix, then we have to have the right reimburse bement structure. and a lot of that means let's replace the sgr which was not part of the affordable care act. it's a separate issue that we clearly have to deal with. i'm going to ask a question, if i might, jay, and that is -- [inaudible conversations] [laughter] >> those of you that have to sort of figure out in advising people how to enroll in the exchanges, i don't know if you've had a chance yet to take a look at the type of plans t
is the president that the current military government of egypt may use access to the suez canal as a bargaining tool? >> i have not seen that prospect raised. suffice to say we value the working relationship we have with the egyptians, a relationship that goes back decades, the we have been concerned by some of the steps taken by the interim government to not follow through their commitment to transition back to a democratically elected civilian government. we have made those concerns pretty clear not just of them in private conversations, but to all of you in public announcements of the president and other senior administration officials. >> how much support does the president intend to receive from nato allies and regional allies as he moves to perhaps other initiatives? >> related to egypt? what i would say is that obviously these other countries will be making a determination on their own about their own national security interests. because you are talking about allies, it is reasonable to assume those interests will largely overlap. we have been and will be consulting with allies as they c
power to use its leverage over the government, whether it's financial, diplomatic or political to try and shape what the egyptian government here is doing. on more than one occasion, they have said that they take into consideration their allies, their concerns of international community, but when it comes down to what's happening here in egypt, they are making their own sovereign decision. so they are striking a more defiant tone when it comes to the type of -- the united states and the european union are talking about perhaps cutting off aid or shaping the economic benefits of this relationship. today the saudi king pledged his commitment to pledge money to the egyptian government so they feel some type of financial constrictions from foreign powers. they have already pledged nearly $12 billion in aid to the egyptian government. they say they're willing to give it more if need be so long as those countries don't interfere in egypt's domestic affairs. >> i want to bring in richard wolf and sam stein. richard, we were talking about the europe upon union and the americans and exactably
and teachers criticized the mayor's refusal to use the surplus tax increment financing or tif funds for the school's. they charged the mayor is using the surplus funds for corporate welfare >> the mayor insists tif financing will not in school budget problems. he looks to pension reform legislation in springfield as the answer >> the governor has until tomorrow to sign a bill increasing the speed limit on some rural illinois highways. legislature sent a bill to the governor back in may raising the limit to 70 mi. per hour. 34 other states including most of illinois neighbors already have that speed limit. proponents say the increase will help the trucking industry. opponents warn it would lead to increased fatalities. the governor has not indicated which way he will go >> some noticeable changes for a 55 year tradition as the annual air and water show wrapped up today. it attracted a little over 1.5 million people. that is a drop from last year when an estimated 2 million people attended. this year there was no participation from active military groups because of the sequester cubs.
fire from his own general manager. andy scholes live for us. quite a seen last night. >> the tension between the yankees and a-rod seems to grow every day. yesterday spoke about the a-rod drama. called a-rod a liar and said the environment he has created is unlike anything he has seen but a-rod continues to play and he is actually playing pretty well. >> alex rodriguez stepped up to the plate last night and took another direct hit igniting an explosive exchange between yanks' manager. the red sox fans not surprisingly loved it. as the animosity surrounding the slugger gets more heated a-rod has a new lawyer and a new line of attack accusing yankees. the yankees deny it with team president telling him to put up or shutup if he has evidence. over the weekend another hit, a 60 minutes news report claiming members of the inner circle named names during the investigation into a-rod. he says those claims are not true. in the meantime, four innings later in last night's game a-rod crushed his 649th career homer setting off an angrier scene in the fenway stands. this is the second time a-rod
agreement between israel and egypt says in principle that u.s. aid should be commensurate between israel and -- from washington to israel and from washington to egypt. does the united states really want to be the first country that breaks the spirit of the camp david accords, whether it is breaking the law or not, it would certainly be seen here as breaking the spirit. >> well, ambassador, you mentioned earlier that they actually don't need the aid, but aren't there other political implications here snr i mean, if you cut off the aid, wouldn't that suggest we are supporting the muslim brotherhood? is that what we want? >> that's exactly the bind we got ourselves into because there was great consternation within egypt that we seem to have made our bed with the muslim brotherhood and we've lost that bet. the muslim brotherhood, for whatever may have been the reasons why we supported them, at least when i say supported them, involved politically with them, they afterall had the presidency. now the presidency has changed again. there will be new elections inevitably in the future. the israel
oncologist and the ceo for formosa. >> if i may start out the program by asking you, can you give us a brief background about the formosa cancer foundation? >> sure. formosa cancer foundation was established in 1997. the major purpose for this foundation is trying to set up a program, a public education program, by using the health, lifestyle and more vegetables and fruit to reduce the cancer incidence and mortality. >> what are the major foot -- the major activities and functions of the foundation? you mentioned education. do you cut out courses or promotional videotapes for people to get a better understanding for ways to have a healthy diet and therefore a healthy lifestyle? >> the major thing for the education is teach the people that cancer is a preventable disease and that we focus on the family. so we educate the mother first. in the beginning, we are training 4000 mothers. and then we found the children play a major role in the family. we asked the mother to prepare more vegetables and fruit -- for the parents, especially the father -- and we asked for the mother, especially the fath
to join us. miguel? >> reporter: lester, good evening. all the fires in the west are feeding on drought-like conditions and is the perfect fuel. fire loves the deep terrains, it explodes out of control when it hits a hill like this. so much of this hill was covered with waist-high debris and brush. when it hit this fire, it took off. tonight, idaho's beer creek fire is the most dangerous, most explosive blaze in the nation, with no sign of slowing down. it's moving in multiple directions, 160 square miles swallowed by flames so far. >> this fire has been very active and very aggressive. it's a perfect firestorm. >> reporter: the inferno, just a mile away from 5,000 homes. >> just an extended drought. it's been hot, it's been dry. >> reporter: firefighters call this an erratic and aggressive blaze, whipped by 30-mile-an-hour winds. 1200 firefighters are on the ground. more resources on the way. crews on the front lines have had little sleep. this back-breaking work is going around the clock. across the west, 41 uncontained wildfires are raging, 32 of them sparked by lightning, like this
for the yankees slugger. his attorney joins us exclusively today, monday, august 19th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm savannah guthrie along side natalie morales and mike bettis is in for al this morning. this is our temporary home. how does it feel? >> i like it. i think it's great. i like it into august and maybe september. not sure i'd like it in february but i like it right now. >> i hope it doesn't rain. >> we brought an umbrella. >> we'll show you what's happening inside studio 1-a, it is a bit of a construction site today. >> they cleared the set out over the weekend. they work a lot faster than most contractors obviously and hopefully we'll have this done, as we mentioned, sometime in early september. we'll get back in there but right now it's fan appreciation week on the plaza. >> that's right. we have a lot of news about fan appreciation week. but in the meantime we have a lot of news to get to and we'll s
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